Humboldt man identified in fatal crash northeast of Colman

COLMAN, S.D. (Press Release) – A Humboldt, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died last Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Colman.

A 2017 Ford F-250 pickup was southbound on Interstate 29 when it left the roadway to the left, collided with a guard rail and rolled over the bridge. The vehicle came to rest in the median below the bridge.

Richard Ochs, the 55-year-old driver, was pronounced dead at the scene. Whether he was wearing a seatbelt has not yet been determined.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.